Booksigning event Saturday
The Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore will have a book signing with local authors from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Among the authors set to appear are John and Ramona Hieneman of Campbellsville, originially from Greenup County. They will sign their book “Goodbye, Santa,” a story that connects a child’s vision of Santa with an adult’s understanding of what he truly represents. For more information, visit GoodbyeSanta.com.
Other authors scheduled to appear include:
‰Mark Maynard, author of three books that focus on area sports figures;
‰Lew Nicholls, who wrote “Greenup County Kentucky: A Historical Perspective;”
‰Edwina Pendarvis, author of “Raft Tide and Railroad: How We Lived and Died;”
‰Carter Seaton, author of “Father’s Troubles” and “amo, amas, amat” and the upcoming “Hippie Homesteaders: Arts, Crafts, Music and Living on the Land in West Virginia;”
‰Dr. James Gifford, CEO and senior editor of the Jesse Stuart Foundation and author of “Jesse Stuart: An Extraordinary Life.”
Live Nativity set for Sunday
South Shore United Methodist Church will have a live Nativity from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Visitors can enjoy music and poetry in the sanctuary, refreshments downstairs and a luminary meditation trail to the stable for the Nativity.
The church is at 950 Main St. For more information, call Sean at (606) 932-3525.
Booksigning set for Saturday
The Red Caboose Regional Artisan Center and Gift Shop will host a book signing with local author Jeanette Rowsey signing copies of her book “The Lost Village of Barboursville” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Her appearance is in conjunction with the Heritage Station Christmas event. Each shop will have special sales and events and will donate a portion of the day’s sales to a local charity. The ThunderTones will perform Christmas carols outside during lunchtime.
For more information, call (304) 525-7333 or visit wvvisit.org.
Symphonic band concert Sunday
The Greater Huntington S ymphonic Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at Marshall University in the Smith Music Hall Recital Hall. Admission is free.
Replacement show set Sunday
Ashland Community and Technical College Theatre will present “A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the J. B. Sowards Theatre on the College Drive Campus.
This performance replaces last Sunday’s performance that was cancelled because of bad inclement weather.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be reserved with major credit cards through the College bookstore (606) 326-2014.
Unsold tickets will be available at the door for cash or check payment with photo ID.
Booksigning event Saturday
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